Sunday, April 4, 2010

Anesthesia in America

Just watch... How do we change - each one of us needs to think! Chris Jordan's work is amazing.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Copyright - Interesting Atlantic article

In the digital age it has become very easy to sample others work. This is creating all types of problems with current copyright law. This Atlantic article titled, "How to make a documentary about sampling -- legally" brings some of these issues to ground - explaining for example,

"We asked what would it would cost at today's rates to clear the audio fragments that make up Public Enemy's classic 1990 album Fear of a Black Planet. We crunched the numbers, and in our conservative estimate the group would lose roughly five dollars per album. That's a loss of five million dollars on a platinum record!"

Copyright Criminals from IndiePix on Vimeo.

Digital content creates interesting shifts.